Zel Technologies
  • 27-Apr-2017 to 26-Jun-2018 (EST)
  • Rome, NY, USA
  • Full Time

Must have an active clearance to be considered for this position

Job Summary:

  • Provide input in the capacity of Subject Matter Expertise (SME) to the Connectivity and Dissemination Core Technical Competency (CAD CTC) AFRL/RIT in the execution of existing programs to ensure successful breakthrough technology demonstrations, help ensure technology transition, develop new ideas and programs and help promote AFRL/RIT CAD CTC programs.
  • Wireless Networks - Provide input in development, testing, and integration of both Internet Protocol (IP) and non-IP wireless airborne networks (with Space and Ground connections) supporting the 2030 vision for airborne networking and enabling a combat cloud. Capability areas to address include but not limited to: providing aerial layer information superiority, enabling a common tactical picture, improving Link-16 capacity and connectivity, and delivering resilient tactical information exchange and network management. Wireless networks of interest include (but are not limited to): Link-16, Situational Awareness Data Link (SADL), Tactical Targeting Network Technology (TTNT), Adaptive Networking Wideband Waveform (ANW2), Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW), Multifunction Advanced Data Link (MADL), Intra-Flight Data Link (IFDL), High Frequency/Ultra-High Frequency/Very High Frequency (HF/UHF/VHF), Common Data Link (CDL), Network-Tactical (NET-T), Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) and Open Pod.
  • Advanced Data Links (ADL) Provide input to the development, testing, integration and demonstration of ADL software. Utilize Software Defined Radio (SDR) hardware to implement advanced capabilities outside of data links.
  • Conduct assessments and evaluations of system requirements, system and subsystem trade studies, system design, development, testing and final demonstration.
  • Identification and validation of a set of attributes that support a multi-point design concept, performance evaluation and goal metrics to support Aerial Layer Networking.
  • Conducting and managing technical program reviews of progress and system trades.


  • 10 yrs of experience with program management of Govt Research Development Testing and Evaluation effort.

  • 5-10 Yrs of experience with Wireless Network, Advanced Data Links, and Aerial Layer Networking       


  • Bachelor's Degree in Technical field
  • Master's Degree in a Technical area is desired
  • OR 10 year's experience

Special Requirements:

  • Must have an active clearance to be considered for this position

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
"This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60741.5(a).   This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities."

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